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The Lighthouse at Lighthouse Hill Ranch - 2,001 Acre Ranch

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Last updated: 03/21/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 9-15)

‘The Lighthouse' is a magnificent 4 bedroom, 4 bath 4 story 86 feet tall house with a balcony observatory with wet bar, a full kitchen, washer/dryer, central air/heat and great fire pit to sit and enjoy the nighttime sky in the Hill Country. You only need to pack your overnight bag, we have thought of everything you will need to make your stay comfortable. The house sleeps 9-15 people. The two bedrooms on the first floor contain king beds, the second floor bedroom has two twin beds, the third floor bedroom has a full bed and a twin bed, and the secret room has bean bag chairs that turn into full size beds that can be laid out on the floor (linens provided). All of the furnishings in the Lighthouse are uniquely selected to match the 5 star accommodations provided by this unique structure.

The kitchen is furnished with coffeemaker, pots, pans, stove, refrigerator, microwave, glassware, dishes, silverware, linens, serving bowls, cooking utensils, misc. spices, knife block, toaster, etc.

The living area has leather furnishings and a 55' TV on the wall where you can put your feet up and read a good book, watch DirectTV with movie channels, or head into town and rent a DVD to watch on the television. There is no telephone but there is an internet connection in the house if you really must stay in touch with those everyday hassles!

The back deck has it's own private pool and hot tub with a negative edge and a gas fire pit with 'rocking' chairs that you can sit in and enjoy a great fire. If you really want to burn wood there is also a large fire pit down below the house past the sports court. There's plenty of wood on the ranch - burn all you want! There is also a table and chairs that you can use to have a meal outside. In addition, we also have a gas grill for outdoor cooking.

There is also a sports court set up for tennis, full court basketball, and volleyball. It's BYOB (bring your own balls).

If you wish to bring your dog or your horse we have accommodations for them as well. The back deck is fenced and can be use to contain your dog, and near the Brown House is a paddock with a water trough & feed trough. There is also a run-in and a tack area to keep your tack and feed dry.

In addition, we have four other homes on the ranch available for rental (no two houses are within 1/2 mile of each other). We have a 3 bedroom/2 bath home that sleeps 8-10 ('The Grey House'), a 3 bedroom/loft with 2 baths that sleeps 10-12 ('The Green House'), a 3 bedroom with 2 baths that sleeps 10-11 ('The Brown House') and a 3 bedroom with a loft and 2 ½ bath that sleeps 6-10 (‘The Log Home’).

Lighthouse Hill Ranch is situated in the beautiful Texas Hill Country on 2,001 acres. With this much land it is your own private park to enjoy. The ranch consists of rolling hills, incredible 50 mile views, and has one of the highest point in Blanco County. Enjoy the abundance of wildlife on the ranch from cattle, bird watching, deer, turkey, coyotes, armadillos, jackrabbits, doves and variety of other animals.

Rental of any of our houses provides you access to the entire ranch (both tracts), which has numerous springs, over 4,000 feet of clear rock-bottom creek to swim and tube in (and including a unique creekside hot tub and waterfall grotto), 8 ponds to fish, a seasonal waterfall and miles of trails for riding ATVs, bike riding, hiking or riding your own horse.

We look forward to having you at Lighthouse Hill Ranch!
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Owner

Member since: 2008

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

Property Type

  • 4 story
  • House

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    inside the house. We kindly ask that you please put your used cigarette buds in the trash when you do wish to smoke outside....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    We are a pet-friendly ranch! They are allowed in the house but please keep them off the furniture & the beds. The outside of the house is fenced, but if you want to leave them inside, you are required to bring a crate to contain them in while you are away....moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 9-15

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with movie channels like HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, Extra, etc....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Music channels available on DirectTV...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining:

    10 places at the dining room table and 6 places at the kitchen counter...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 16 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    A free open wi-fi connection is provided if you really need to stay in touch with the outside world!...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    as well basic condiments, spices/oils, coffee, tea, sugar & creamers...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Everything you will need to use to cook is provided, you only need to provide the food!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Stove has 2 ovens...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    with a gas firepit to enjoy with s'mores!...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Besides the private hot tub you also have access near the Big Rock dam on Miller Creek a shared hot tub and waterfall grotto that is fed from well water for all renters to enjoy....moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$720

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pets (per night per pet) $15
  • Trail fee (per ATV/day) $20
  • Cleaning ** $200

Notes:

$690 per night for 2 people only plus tax (6%) - 2 night min. stay (except Holidays & Spring Break - 3 night min.)

For each add'l person add $25/night/person (max 15)

$200 pass-through cleaning fee*

10% discount given for staying more than 4 nights

(additional 10% discount given during deer gun hunting season - November to mid-January - see our website)

$15 per night per pet stay fee

$25 per night per horse stay fee (need to be staying at Red House as well to bring horses)

$20 per day per ATV trail fee (i.e. 3 night stay = 2 day trail fee)

Cancel outside 30 days deposit returned less $75 processing fees - inside 30 days entire deposit is forfeited

***Quotes from VRBO & HomeAway are not final, must be finalized with owner***

To reserve the house we will need to collect a major credit card deposit equal to the first night’s stay (this is applied to your balance at checkout) when you make your reservation.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: My wife and I purchased the ranch in 2004 for our enjoyment and for our 4 kids. It is absolutely the best purchase we've ever made. We love going to the ranch and swimming/tubing in the creek, fishing in the ponds, riding mountain bikes and ATVs on the trails, hiking the woods, and just generally enjoying a campfire with lots of stars on a clear night. Because the ranch has one of the highest point in the county, we can see for 50 miles on clear days - and there's lots of clear days in this part of the country. There are 2 horses and 3 longhorns (along with a herd of 'regular' cattle) - it's fun to feed these animals, and our dog loves to chase the big animals (that is, until they get irritated and turn and chase him).


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 03/21/2017

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Photos

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse

  • Living room at The Lighthouse

    Living room at The Lighthouse

  • The dining area at The Lighthouse

    The dining area at The Lighthouse

  • Guest king bedroom at The Lighthouse

    Guest king bedroom at The Lighthouse

  • Shhh!!  The secret room at The Lighthouse.  Your kids will have to find it!

    Shhh!! The secret room at The Lighthouse. Your kids will have to find it!

  • The observatory at The Lighthouse

    The observatory at The Lighthouse

  • Sunset from the hot tub at The Lighthouse

    Sunset from the hot tub at The Lighthouse

  • The Lighthouse from the back side

    The Lighthouse from the back side

  • Kitchen at The Lighthouse

    Kitchen at The Lighthouse

  • Master bedroom at The Lighthouse

    Master bedroom at The Lighthouse

  • Second floor bedroom at The Lighthouse

    Second floor bedroom at The Lighthouse

  • Third floor bedroom at the Lighthouse

    Third floor bedroom at the Lighthouse

  • 50 mile view from the wrap around balcony at The Lighthouse

    50 mile view from the wrap around balcony at The Lighthouse

  • The gas grill area at The Lighthouse

    The gas grill area at The Lighthouse

  • The Lighthouse lite at night...thus the name "Lighthouse"

    The Lighthouse lite at night...thus the name "Lighthouse"

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Tuesday, March 21, 2017

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